Supply, Delivery and Commissioning of an X-ray Computed Tomography System

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-000630
Publication date: 13 January 2021

F02: Contract notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

University of Strathclyde

40 George Street, Procurement Department


G1 1QE


Kirstie Peffers



United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKM82 - Glasgow City

Internet address(es)
Main address

Buyer's address

one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Supply, Delivery and Commissioning of an X-ray Computed Tomography System

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 38582000 - X-ray inspection equipment
two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

An X-ray Computed Tomography (XCT) system is required to non-destructively and 3-dimensionally characterise Additively Manufactured parts made of metals, polymers or composites.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £1,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 50421200 - Repair and maintenance services of X-ray equipment
  • 38540000 - Machines and apparatus for testing and measuring
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes

UKM82 - Glasgow City

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

An X-ray Computed Tomography (XCT) system is required to non-destructively and 3-dimensionally characterise Additively Manufactured parts made of metals, polymers or composites.

The equipment must be capable of detecting voids and grain boundaries within a given specimen and should also be able to measure internal features.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60

Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 40

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to request additional deliveries by the Successful Tenderer, either intended as partial replacement of supplies or installations or as extensions of existing supplies and installations.

The Contracting Authority may at it's sole discretion exercise this option.

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria

4B.1.2 - Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 2,000,000.00GBP for the last three years.

4B.5.1- 4B.5.3 - It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently

awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

The Contractor shall maintain in force with reputable insurers

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10mGBP

Public Liability Insurance = 10mGBP

Professional Liability Insurance = 2mGBP

In respect of any one incident and unlimited as to numbers of claims, and adequate insurances covering all the Contractor’s other liabilities

in terms of the Contract.

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria

4C.1.2 - Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of the Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

Please provide 3 examples of your experience of supplying an X-ray Computed Tomography System as specified in the Contract Documents.

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate

12 February 2021

Local time


four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

12 February 2021

Local time


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

six.3) Additional information

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 17721. For more information see:

(SC Ref:640412)

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Glasgow Sheriff Court

1 Carlton Pl


G5 9TW


United Kingdom